World Diabetes Day: a holistic approach to raising awareness

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the focus of the principal global awareness campaign of the diabetes world. The events of 14 November widely contribute to raising awareness of the considerable human and societal costs of a health condition which, despite affecting around 200 million people around the world, is often inadequately addressed or indeed ignored. In this article, Lorenzo Piemonte reports on the growing significance of this key date in the diabetes calendar.
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World Diabetes Day, WDD, kidney, obesity, Zimbabwe, Europe, Romania, Qatar, Iran, Bermuda, Barbados, Bolivia, Argentina, India, Australia, International Obesity Task Force, IOTF